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president bush remains in intensive care at a houston hospital. and he'll be there a while as doctors deal with the stubborn fever. bush was admitted a month ago for bronchitis. >>> retired general norman schwarzkopf died last night. he gained national attention back in 1991 when he led operation desert storm which of course liberated kuwait after the iraqi invasion. schwarzkopf was known as storming norman. he reportedly died at his home in tampa. he retired there. former president george h.w. bush offered his condolences in a statement. he was 78. >>> after a hyattsville man tried to take his own life a calm and cool 911 dispatcher and is the power of love and friendship seemed to have saved him. >> now david dawson wants to help others, he hopes they can learn from his experience. debra alfarone spoke to dawson, his mom and the dispatcher. a story you will see only on 9news now. >> reporter: they get more than a million calls here at the prince george's county 911 center but tonight, i want to tell you about just one call. that ended up saving one life and impacted so many others. >> i
playoff picture. for a wild-card weekend cincinnati takes on houston. another saturday game will feature minnesota against green bay. on sunday, indianapolis takes on baltimore. the redskins will host the seahawks. the divisional round games will take place january 12, and that includes denver, san francisco atlanta, and newwe are following a developing story from new york where secretary of state hillary clinton is being treated for a blood clot. a spokesman says that the plot was discovered in a follow-up exam for a concussion she suffered after she fainted and hit her head earlier this month. clinton is expected to stay in the hospital so doctors can monitor the medication being used to treat the clot. but neglect to john gonzalez on capitol hill to talk about the other big story in washington, d.c. that is the fiscal cliff. we are now just hours away trying to avert it. what is the latest, john? >> just hours, and some are calling it a false hope. lawmakers negotiated all weekend long but this morning, still no deal. >> while millions of americans prepared to ring in the new year, th
-old man was killed near houston after a tree fell on his pickup. snow covered the ground in long view and turned dallas into a winter wonderland and blizzard warnings stretched from arkansas to pennsylvania. turning to mobile, alabama, windows were shattered and cars tossed off streets as this tornado touched down. >> oh my god, we need to go. it's right there. >> that's scary. several buildings damaged and several car accidents were blamed on the storm but no reports of serious injuries. emergency management officials tell cnn power has been restored to many customers, just over 7,000 in the dark, down from 23,000 last night. we head to mobile, christina leavenworth of w.e.a.r. in just about an hour weather officials will assess damage. christina, what are you hearing so far? >> reporter: good morning, carol. we are seeing a lot of damage here and it's widespread. the national weather service is saying the tornado touched down in five different locations, one of them here at murphy high school. we'll look quick, that was the cafeteria and pieces of portable classrooms smashed into it
. bush is in the intensive care unit of a houston hospital where he's receiving treatment for an elevated fever. >> still has his sense of human. >>> vladimir putin has signed a continue versional bill banning u.s. citizens from adopting russian children. the decision raising tensions between the two countries, seen for retaliation for a new law in the u.s. that seeks to punish russians for human rights violations. the ban will take effect on january 1st, that's really right away it would halt all new adoptions and end those already in progress. incredible. a lot of families in the process of adopting children in russia. >> those poor kids. >>> want to move on to the weather. lots of snow, wind, hail everywhere across the u.s. the storm that brought snow and spun off tornadoes is still not over. ten deaths blamed on the storm. more than 2,400 flights have been canceled. it could dump more snow on new england and upstate new york today. boy, they don't need that. bonnie schneider with a look at the forecast. good morning. >> good morning. the storm we've been talking about is working its w
president bush surrounded by family. still in a houston hospital after his health has taken a turn for the worst. good morning. it's wednesday, the day after christmas and this is "the daily rundown" and i'm luke russert for chuck todd. just more day in paradise for president obama while the rest of the family stays in hawaii. he will head back later this evening. he did take out with the first lady to express gratitude with service members on behalf of the nation. >> we know it's not easy, but what we also want you to know is you have the entire country behind you and all of us understand that we would be nowhere without the extraordinary service that you provide. i want to say thank you and we love you. >> kristen welker is live in honolulu. it's early in the morning there, but president obama traveling home to d.c. 10:00 p.m. hawaii time. there doesn't seem to be a lot of urgency rarg the fiscal cliff. are they geared up and ready to work on this? >> i think they are. they are hoping that the pressure to get something done will encourage everyone to come to the table to compromi
to the ravens in baltimore the vikings would have to move to houston, and the bears would have to lose to arizona. first and foremost, the redskins have to take care of business and the philadelphia. >> you know they are definitely going to step up and try to win. we have to come out fast. we have to come out in the physical like we have been the last five weekends and sustain it for 60 minutes of the game. >> let's go to oakland. take a look at the pigeon on the field. it was acting like an extra defender. these guys are focused, they did not even look at it, almost dep donnan. no. 65 actually tried to kick it out of the way. the chiefs played a goose egg the loss to the raiders 15-0 before they finally got the pitch and off the field. it looks like the orioles are going to pass on trying to sign first baseman adam laroche. he just turned 38 -- just turned 33 and once a three-year deal. we will keep you posted. >> 22 guys on the field, and nobody could hit him. >> go to wjla.com/facebook to sign up to when one of the hottest yes. we will be right back >> a big crowd of day on friday.
for public office. former president george h. w. bush remains in intensive care at a hospital in houston. his spokeswoman says he's getting excellent medical treatment. she says he would advise people to "with the harps back in the closet." he was admitted to the hospital november 23 and has been in intensive care since sunday, battling a terrible case of bronchitis and a series of complications. secretary of state clinton is expected to return to work next week after recovering from a concussion she suffered after fainting while fighting. a stomach fighting she's an hour at three weeks now. she has promised to testify next month before congress on the deadly attacks in benghazi. the buzz kids growing for sunday's big matchup between the cowboys and the redskins. -- buzz keeps growing. bars and restaurants will be packed with people cannot get into fedex field. john gonzalez? >> you can afford a ticket for you and me, john. this game is so big metro had decided to stay open an extra hour after the game. the game is so big it has been most to prime-time national television and the stadium is a
as you have whole east coast, all the way around florida into houston? >> i think that is part of it, but unions have worked over the years with management on the contract, what is has been discussed and packages are between the union and management, they are a critical component; if we don't have ports that are operating and moving efficiently they will throw a wrench into the sim, and ha a huge impact. tom: how far into the country? you are talking about the ports issue we showed map down from boston down to houston. but, you were talking about the truckers and so on. look at that, this is a big chunk of the nation, how far inland do they go? will we see retailers shelves that are empty? >> not just localized to the ports, all companies throughout country, importers and exporters rely those ports to move their products in and out, if the strike or shut down goes on for more than a couple of days you will see an impact on retail shelves with products not available later this year, retailers in process of bringing in early spring merchandise in january from, easter shoes on patio fu
possibly new year's in the hospital. gabe gutierrez standing by in houston. gabe, what can you tell us? >> hi there, craig. the former president remains in intensive care at methodist hospital. he's been here more than a month and the family spokesman says he is improving and that his interactions with the medical staff include singing. there is no word on what exactly he's singing, of course, but the former president first went to the hospital in early november with bronxitis a ibronchitis and after developing a nagging cough and the family hoped to have him home by christmas and that didn't happen, and he developed a fever and so doctors put him in the icu and they were reluctant to get details about his treatment and this thursday his chief of staff sent an e-mail to supporters telling people to put the harps back in the closet. the former president is in very high spirits although he's not expected to leave this hospital any time soon. his family, right now, says he's in guarded condition and they are cautiously optimistic about his recovery, craig. >> gabe gutierrez from houston,
want to thank my husband ray and our two children, bailey and houston -- they're 11 years old now, and so many of my colleagues that i -- that were here when i started bringing my children as babies here have watched them grow up. the senate isn't easy on families. they have sacrificed so i could serve the people of texas, and i'm grateful for their patience and generosity. they have loved coming to the capitol during these times. 11 years for the children and 20 for my husband ray. and i know my children's fondest memory, if i ask them what do i remember most about visits to the capitol, it is playing soccer in the russell building's hallways in the evenings when the coast is clear. and i would not be here todayf it were not for my parents who gave me the gifts of strong values, unwaivin unwavering supd the education to be whatever i wanted to be. i must say that my parents were surprised when they saw what i wanted to be. th would have never thought that the dauter, growing up in lamarck, texas, a town of 15,000 good people, would think that she could be a united states senator.
this, put the harps back in the closet he's telling everybody." . the 88-year-old has been in a houston hospital since november 23rd. his condition worsened when he suffered complications from bronchitis. >>> secretary of state hillary clinton will return to work soon. she had to slow down because of a stomach virus and a concussion she sustained after fainting. she had to cancel an overseas trip as well as testimony before congress about the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. >>> 4:35. the man accused of walking into sandy hook school with a two by four will be in court. that incident happened last week in -- christopher johnson wrote high-powered rifle on that board. police say he made general statement about school safety. no one was hurt. johnson, now charged with disorderly conduct. >>> later this morning, two of the three men accused of brutally beating a capitol hill man this summer will be in court. tommy branch and sonny cued i attacked and robbed maslin. he was in a coma for nearly two months. branch and his accomplice are due in court. the third suspect, michael moore,
, por otro titulo mundial pero con otro final. en el toyota center de houston , el filipino nonito donaire derrotÓ por nocaut al mexicano jorge "travieso" arce en el tercer round y retuvo su cetro supergallo de la organizaciÓn mundial de boxeo. los tres episodios fueron ganados ampliamente por donaire, quien cuando estaba por finalizar el tercer round conectÓ con un gancho de izquierda al "travieso" para mandarlo a la lona, de la cual ya no se levantÓ el mexicano. al finalizar la pelea, arce con maraca de 61 victorias 7 derrotas y dos empates, refrendÓ su promesa de retirarse del boxeo. por su parte, donaire, comienzan a dar el ultimo a adios a las victimas de matanza en escuela de coneticut..dos pequenos de seis anos son los primeros en ser sepultados. mas de 20 personas resultan heridas en medio de incendio en un complejo de apartamentos en maryland. revelan detalles de lo que sera la graduacion al cielo de jenni rivera. en los deportes america tiene nuevos campeones en el futbol. ..que tal buenas noches...en medio dide dolor y consternac ion, el pueblo de newtown en conetic
picture is looking like. in the wild-card weekend houston tx cincinnati. another game will feature minnesota against green bay. the redskins post the seahawks on sunday. the divisional games will take place a general recall, that includes denver, san francisco atlanta, and new england. in new york, secretary of state heller clinton is hospitalized after doctors discovered a blood clot. a spokesman says that the clot was found in a follow-up examination after clinton fainted and hit her head earlier this month. she is expected to stay in the hospital for the next day or so. time tralee is running out for lawmakers to reach a deal in order to avoid the fiscal cliff. leaders remain at odds over key issue, including the income -- income threshold for tax rates. we have war. >> in a rare sunday night session -- >> i think the enormity of the issue is very clear. >> u.s. senators gathered to solve a self-imposed crisis. >> this is the wrong time for us to go over the cliff. >> their plan to carve out a compromise dissolved. >> there is no single issue that remains on impossible sticking
not for sale -- now for sale. saturday's early games include the cincinnati bengals against the houston texans. and the late game is a rematch between the vikings and the packers. this one is green bay. the the ravens will play the indianapolis colts at 1:00 on sunday. and the redskins are hosting seattle at 4:30. we started out with a beautiful sunrise this morning, but the clouds are slowly creeping into the metro region. let's check in with jacqui jeras for the forecast. >> if you missed the sunrise, we caught it on our time lapse and will show it to you shortly. right now, the clouds have arrived. it still seems kind of bright, 38 degrees being the temperature in washington, d.c. our satellite picture shows the clouds will continue moving in. we could see a few sprinkles or snow flurries this evening. the main event really happens tomorrow. this is a weak system bringing snow across the central plains and mississippi river valley today. things are looking good up and down the eastern seaboard. today, partly sunny skies 45 x 3:00 claudia 6:00 and 39 degrees at the midnight hour. we will hav
managed to get in some last minute christmas shopping. >>> karen gray houston spent sunday shopping where many redskins fans were on a high. >> reporter: mostly shoppers were here to shop. but on game day redskins fans don't want to miss out on the action. >> my wife and i are big rg3 fans. they held on. nice big sense of relief when that intentional grounding call came. >> the game is over. >> reporter: at american grill, a 27-20 win over the eagles was like going to heaven. how did rg3 do. >> he did well. threw for two touchdowns. his interception wasn't bad. >> there is a difference with this team. they are a team. robert griffin, iii is their leader but they play as a team. morris was a great back. they look good. >> what about the cowboys next weekend. >> they are playing add redskins so home field advantage. we are bumped up and confident. >> reporter: some spouses let their significant others shop while they eyeballed the game. some were here to finish the last plant holiday shopping. >> is santa coming to your house? >> no. >> been a naughty boy this year. >> reporter: redskins fe
government to take action to protect women. >>> the houston chronicle says former president george h.w. bush is out of intensive care and resting in a regular room at the methodist hospital. he is being treated for a persistent fever. his condition improved over the weekend. >>> the moscow times reports five people were killed when a russian airliner crashed as it tried to land in moscow. a dash cam video shows how the plane overshot the runway went through a fence, and onto a highway. there were just eight crew members on board. >>> "usa today" says lawmakers on capitol hill reached a deal on sunday to extend the farm bill for another year. without an agreement, dairy subsidies would have risen to 1949 levels and the price of milk could have doubled. >>> and "the new york post" said kim kardashian and kanye west are expecting their first child. at his concert in atlantic city he told the crowd now you're having my baby and told them to congratulate his baby mom. they have been dating for nearly a year. anthony? you were surprised by the news this morning. >> yea
in houston. a family spokesman says mr. bush is alert and in good spirits. he's been talking with his doctors and nurses. and i heard singing. the 88-year-old former president has been hospitalized for more than a month now because of a bronchitis-related cough and fever. >>> and finally, how is this for a way to get rid of your old christmas tree. instead of dumping it in your front yard, you can serve it for dinner to goats. if you happen to live in rhode island. a petting zoo in rhode island, they're feeding the trees to dozen of goats. they eat them in perfect silence, as you hear there. apparently they like chomping on the pine needles. >> that was a cow. >> hang on, okay? goats and lambs and cows, they also have a taste for christmas. >> interesting. >> make sure you remove the ornaments, though. >> leave them on there. a goat will eat anything. >> practical advice. thank you, ron. >>> now, to what was supposed to be a floating island of of lance but instead has turned into nausea on the high seas. >> an outbreak of a highly-contagious stomach virus on "the queen mary 2" is disrupting v
for both today. >> fox 5's karen gray houston is live with the story. loud out there, karen. >> reporter: hey, if you have been procrastinating, you can still shop here, macy's open 24 hours. some of the other anchor stores here at tysons open until 11:00 tonight. check these folks out over here. these folks are all shopped out and some other shoppers or a redskins high. at the tysons center mall mostly shoppers were here to shop. but on game day when the stakes are high, redskins fans do not want to miss out on the action. >> my wife and i are really big rg3 fans and they held on, a nice big sense of relief when that intentional grounding call came at the end. >> reporter: at norton's american grill a 27-21 over the eagles was like going to heaven. how did rg3 do? >> he did well. he threw for two touchdowns and an interception wasn't bad, right? >> there's a difference with this team. it's a team that really is a team. robert griffin, iii is their leader, but like they really play as a team. alfred morris has been a great back for the season. they really look good. >> reporter: what
. disturbance pushing through and strong thunderstorms late tonight in the houston area, into tomorrow. then louisiana, mississippi, alabama, georgia, looking at torrential down pours, hail and a threat for tornadoes. >> thank you, andy. >>> not only is it christmas eve, it is national eggnog day. >> did you know? >> who knew? it's frothy, fattening, made from milk, sugar and spices. if it's homemade, it might be made with raw, unpasteurized eggs. but the commercial stuff like we have here is safe in cartons and made with the safe eggs, which is good to know. >> definitely. we're drinking the good stuff. >> hey, the commish. >> there you go, dude. >> very nice. cheers. it's a party here. >> as you all well know, if you want stronger, the brandy is in my desk upstairs. you know how we roll. >> there you go. sometime -- >> this is pretty good for the stuff we have here. >> this is nice. >> well done, staff. salute, everybody. get some eggnog. we'll be back with more "world news now" right after this, everybody. don't go far. >> cheers. >> salute. i'm done! "are you a cool mom?" i'm gonna
. they're called on the government to take action to prepro text women. >>> the "houston chronicle" says george h.w. bush is out of intensive care and is resting at a houston hospital. a spokesman said his condition improve oefrd the weekend. >>> "the moscow times" reports that five were killed when a plane tried to land. video showed how a plane overshot the runway, ran through a fence and onto a highway. >>> "usa today" says lawmakers on capitol hill reach add deal on sunday to extend the farm bill for another year without. n without an agreement dairy subsidies would have risen to 1949 levels and the price of milk could have doubled. >>> the "new york post" says kim kardashian and kanye west says they're expecting their first child. he told the crowd in song, now you're having my baby and he said congratulate the baby mom. you were surprised. >> i was a little shocked. were you surprised? >> i was not surprised. a big >> announcer: this national weather report sponsored by the u.s. postal service. schedule your free package pickup today. >>> a connecticut lawyer is getting heavy criti
box. ♪ all onhinkorswim from td ameritrade. ♪ david: workers from boston to houston are threatening to walk off the job. the strike could disrupt billions of dollars in shipments and cripple supply. now the two sides have agreed to meeting after talks stalled earlier this month. that could cripple the economy. adam the one in los angeles about ten yearings ago cost a billions -- ten years ago cost a billion dollars a day. that's just one port. this is going to be newark, the gulf ports down in houston. adam: what seems to be a sticking point is a fee that the men and women who unload the containers get paid by the weight of the container. one thing not knowing too much of the details of where the hold-up is, the containers are getting larger and larger. what the ports are saying is it's too expensive. it hit a point where the the fees can't keep growing. they want to cap it. that seems to be where they are at loggerheads. you don't want to shut down commerce in the united states and that's what this will do. liz: it would stretch from maine to houston apparently. it would choke supp
into saturday morning. mike. jessica? >>> thanks so much. >> for the death of whitney houston, to tom cruise and katie holmes getting divorced so many hollywood headlines this year. >> teresa garcia looks back at 2012. >> reporter: actress lindsay lohan tried to make a comeback in the role of liz taylor. but she ran into trouble with the law on both coasts in addition to slamming her porsche into the back of a truck in santa monica, she was charged with hitting a woman in a new york nightclub. >>> demi moore reportedly suffered a breakdown in january following her split be ashton kutcher. who's now dating a younger actress mila kunis. tom cruise and katie holmes went through a quick divorce. twilight light co-stars robert pattinson broke up with kristen stewart but they were back together for the premiere of the final pricey. anne hathaway walked down the aisle in 2012 fresh off playing cat woman in "the dark knight rises" she tied the knot. blake lively married ryan reynolds and jessica biel married justin timberlake. brad hit finally popped the question to the mother of his six kids angeli
licenses today. fox 5's karen gray houston has a closer look. >> reporter: meet karen craning, resident of potomac, general manager of a furniture store sitting in the lobby of the license department at montgomery county circuit court. she thought this day would never come. >> so excited. i cannot believe this day is here. i cannot believe it. i've been waiting for a long time. >> reporter: her long time partner of 29 years shuns the spotlight and doesn't want to be identified. >> there's prejudice and people don't believe in who we are and what we stand for and unfortunately they don't want this to happen, but the people of maryland have spoken. >> reporter: a majority of maryland voters approved question 6 on the ballot in favor of same sex marriage effective january 1st. governor martin o'malley signed a proclamation thursday affirming that popular vote. attorney general doug gansler wrote a legal opinion last week that would allow gay couples to get a license before the 1st. >> it's very exciting. >> reporter: long time clerk of court loretta knight has seen a lot over the years
across portions of the gulf coast. late tonight, the houston area, we'll see thunderstorms popping up, spreading eastward throughout your christmas tuesday. louisiana, mississippi, alabama, georgia, interstates 10 and 20, torrential downpours, the threat for tornadoes. so a very destructive storm system on this saturday. the highest threat for tornadoes we are looking at around new orleans, mobile, right along interstate 10 and the western panhandle of florida. so definitely be on alert throughout christmas tuesday. we're looking for good snow across portions of the plain. >>> here's the rest of your christmas eve forecast. last-minute shoppers in boston and chicago could see some light snow. early showers and clearing out in l.a. >> blast of arctic air hits the upper midwest. fargo barely makes it above zero. seattle and portland in the mid 40s. >>> now we turn to the gun control debate. hundreds marched on the brooklyn bridge here in new york last night to call on congress to do something about gun violence. but the nra said it would fight any limits that lawmakers try to place on g
shootings. >>> an update tonight on former president george h.w. bush who has been hospitalized in houston since the day after thanksgiving. a statement from his office says mr. bush's condition has improved and so he has been moved out of intensive care and into a regular room to continue his recovery. the former president has been treated for bronchitis and had a fever this week. >>> when "nightly news" continues on this saturday, with marijuana laws relaxed, how some entrepreneurs are seeing high potential in pot. and later, though he has never played football, why this young man may have a real leg up on making the nfl. [ male announcer ] this is steve. he loves risk. but whether he's climbing everest, scuba diving the great barrier reef with sharks, or jumping into the market, he goes with people he trusts, which is why he trades with a company that doesn't nickel and dime him with hidden fees. so he can worry about other things, like what the market is doing and being ready, no matter what happens, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense, from td ameritrade. a body at rest
care in a houston hospital this morning. he is expected to remain hospitalized for a while. bush is the oldest former living president. he is 88 years old. >>> still ahead on fox 5 morning news, sunday is a big day for the redskins and their fans. >> also ahead, forget the fiscal cliff for now. congress is facing another big deadline that could impact what you could pay on something that is in just about everyone's refrigerator. we'll have more on what is called the milk cliff. have a good night. herere you go. you, too. i'm going to dream about that steak. i'm going to dream about that tiramisu. what a night, huh? but, um, can the test drive be over now? head back to the dealership? [ male announcer ] it's practically yours. but we still need your signature. volkswagen sign then drive is back. and it's never been easier to get a passat. that's the power of german engineering. get $0 down, $0 due at signing, $0 deposit, and $0 first month's payment on any new volkswagen. visit vwdealer.com today. >>> traffic is back to normal on the springfield interchange as virginia police cont
president george h.w. bush is improving tonight in a hospital in houston, texas. they say he's even singing to his doctors and nurses. a spokesman for the family says the former president, who's 88 years old now, is alert and in good spirits. he's still in intensive care. he's been treated for persistent fever. the former president has been in the hospital for more than a month now. doctors say they're still optimistic about his recovery. >>> well, now, it is pretty simple. redskins and the cowboys this weekend. win and you're in. otherwise go home. two teams play sunday night. nbc 4 right here. the nfc east title. that means sunday the home of the clark family in capital heights, maryland, will be a house divided. candace and janiece clark are for the burgundy and gold. good for them. the others are cowboy fans. perhaps therapy is on the way. while the kids watch at home on sunday, mom and dad, they're going to the game. >> it's nothing like 90,000 just going -- oh, my god. it's beautiful. it is beautiful. >> we'll be divorced on sunday. just for sunday, though. >> may be wondering about t
in houston county. he is battling several complications, including bronchitis and a fever. he was admitted to the hospital last month. >>> here we go. >> hear the music -- >> you know what it is, yep. dave ross is hear to talk redskins, cowboys. hello there. >> what a show. when you have the first ladies of football in the house, right on in studio b. they played at my brother's wedding 10 years ago. >> did they really? >> incredible band. >> that's fantastic. >> you have to stick around for them. from virginia beach. what a show. >> it's a great show. >> and by the way, the biggest game in town in two days at fed ex field. got all the trimmings, it doesn't get better than this. let's take you back to thanksgiving day. i was down there in big d, and i think we were texting a little bit during the game. i said, they have no idea how to stop robert griffin iii. really to me this was the true coming out party. national stage, thanksgiving, captive audience. everybody is watching this game. all he did was have a quarterback rating of 138.8 #. 19 of 27. four touchdown passes. over 300 yards pas
to be improving at a houston hospital this afternoon, even singing to his doctors and nurseman. a family spokesman says the 88-year-old is in good spirits. the former president has been hospitalized now for more than a month. doctors say they're still optimistic about his recovery. >>> policy tigds and leader remembering general norman schwarzkopf, the man who commanded forces in the first gulf war died yesterday of complications from pneumonia. andrea mitchell looks back at his career and explains how he earned his nickname. >> reporter: nicknamed stormin' norman for his legendary temper, norman schwarzkopf was an american original. colorful and blunt-talking, he used his prewar briefings to try to sca to. >> reporter: when the decision to go to war was made, he was ready with a plan to outflank the iraqi forces. former president bush with brian williams last year. >> i remember when he came and presented his plan at camp david to us. we fine-tuned it a bit or asked that it be fine-tuned, but he was a great soldier. >> reporter: commanding 540,000 americans and allied troops, general schwarzkopf'
family says he has been moved out of intensive care. bush has been in a houston hospital since last month for bronchitis and other complications including a fever. >>> a big production heading your way. you know who it is all about, somebody that tucker barnes loves. courtesy of kim kardashian and kanye west. we'll have more on the big baby news coming up. >> first, let's talk to tucker barnes. >> biting my tongue. winds have let up. temperature have fall noon the 20s. going to be a decent looking last day of the year and i'll have the new year's eve forecast. we've got traffic coming up with long don towne.   -- with langdon towne.  [ mom ] dear chex cereal, i just had to write. you can't imagine how long i've been searching for something like this for my family. i'm amazed you make so many great flavors that are gluten free. my guys are crazy for chocolate chex and honey nut chex. for me, it's cinnamon. it means a lot to be able to give them something that's good for them, that also puts smiles on their faces. 'cause i really love those smiles. we're the ha
chicago lose to arizona, and minnesota leave -- lose to houston. what a party it would be. postseason greetings from the locker room at fedex field. that is on the wish list this holiday season. even santa knows it has been a while. >> the players are very upbeat and happy. >> thanks to five straight wins , the redskins are leading the nfc east. >> would this have to continue to take the same approach we have been doing. >> lorenzo alexander and many of his teammates helped kids pick out a guest today. the best gift of all just may have been meeting the players themselves. >> that did not think i would be doing this, and it was fun to be here. >> the real rg3 was not there. >> he will be in the hall of fame, no doubt about it. >> but first things first. there is still meaningful football to be played. a redskins december to remember, for a change. >> possibly a third round of playoffs may be the superbowl, who knows? >> not too fast. the redskins meet with the cowboys on december 30 and that will most likely decide the nfc east championship. >> i think that and know something we don't
santa is putting toys under the christmas tree for families and unidentified man went into a houston wal-mart and paid off several lay away accounts. they had toys on them. sandra garza owed nearly 300 bucks for her kids toys and she was shocked when wal-mart said the account was completely paid off. >> really it's like he is giving it to them it's like they are not for me they are from a stranger that kale and wanted to let all the kid have good christmas i guess. all the lay away he paid off were toys. >> garza is thankful and plans to gib back to someone else because of this. >> we are paying less to fill up the cars in north dakota. prices are below $3 at a number of stations. and they could remain that way through the holiday season many we checked our website for the maryland gas prices.com and a driver reports seeing a gallon of regular unleaded forefor 2.the 7 -- 2.97 at a station in in pg county but we are beginning to see the numbers drop below 3 dollars. >> news time 6:39. could something have been done. what signs were there if any. so many questions about the newtown massacr
out after being sued over a yelp post. fox 5's karen gray houston in the web center now with the story. >> christopher dietz says the worst of his nightmare occurred when he posted reviews on yelp and angie's list and he says that those reviews said that his renovations damaged her home and they also accused him of stealing her jewelry. now if you look, there are still some reviews of his company dietz development right here on yelp. they are posted by other people, but dietz says that the one posted by jane perez was slander and he won a partial victory today in fairfax circuit court. jane perez lives in this townhouse seen here on mary crest street in fairfax. according to the lawsuit filed by chris dietz, she hired him to do some painting, refinish some floors, electrical plumbing, other handyman work at her home. dietz took her to court when she claimed in reviews on yelp and angie's list that the work was shoddy and some of her jewelry was missing. the judge ruled in favor of a preliminary injunction requiring that any allegations of criminal activity be removed and that her claim
h.w. bush may not be home in time for christmas. doctors at a houston hospital say the 41st president needs to build up his energy before he can be released. the 88-year-old bush was hospitalized november 23 for a bronchitis-related cough. >>> president obama was among the more than 1,000 people attending a memorial service for the late hawaii senator daniel inouye. the army veteran and war hero died of respiratory complications last monday. hawaii's governor and military leaders also attended. inouye was 88 years old. he was the second longest serving senator in u.s. history. >>> a loudoun county police dog missing since last friday has been found. bronco, the german shepherd, ran away while on a visit to the groomer. the sheriff's deputy put out an alert and several people called in to say they spotted him. he was found on ivan dale road in the county and is said to be okay. >>> the dash to get those last- minute gifts is on but another place that's been getting a lot of business is the grocery store. people are not only interested in gathering around the christmas tree bu
been in houston hospital for month of an untreated for bronchitis. the hospital issued a statement saying mr. bush's doctors are optimistic about its oil recovery. they've not set a date for him to be released. apparently, mitt romney did not want to be president. this is according to his oldest son. he told the boston globe's his father had no desire to run and would of been happy to step aside if he could've found someone else to take its place. his son said that his father loved the country but does not love the attention. the globe reports several of his sons try to convince him not to run. interesting. >> eight days away from the fiscal cliff deadline. there's no movement from miticide or a deal. automatic spending cuts and tax increases will stick in january 1st if no deal is in place. that could throw the u.s. back into recession. president obama and lawmakers are on vacation. congress is not expected to meet again until after christmas. >> i guess we can call in another sign of the times. newsweek will become a digital- only publication in the new year. >> a sad moment. thi
condition in a houston hospital. he has been hospitalized since november while undergoing treatment for bronchitis. he still needs to build up some strained before he can be released. the discharge date has been said -- no discharge date has been set. >> more americans are parting with their money. consumer spending rose .6% in november. the boost shows growing consumer confidence in their personal finances and the country's overall economy. if a tablet device is on your list this year, you are in the company. the number of adults that owns a tablet has more than doubled. we can expect the number of americans with a tablet to skyrocket in the next few years. last year for 34 million americans owned a tablet and that number is expected to jump in the next four years. disney will unveil something new. we have more in this morning's bloomberg business report. >> good morning. lawmakers are more skeptical a deal will be reached. they are on christmas break until december 27. house republican leaders council a vote on speaker boehner's plan b. did you shop the last few days? $1 billion w
. >> texans wide receiver andre johnson shows off christmas spirit. surprised 12 houston kids with a holiday shopping spree. gave them one minute to run around the store and pick anything they wanted. the total tab, $19,000. these kids know how to shop. he stopped by houston and handed each kid $100 gift certificate. >> very cool. >> it is now 720 on this thursday morning. coming up next, the changing face of the nation's capitol. and 90 years of the national christmas tree lighting. a look at how the tradition has changed with each administration. and what's planned for tonight. it's 7:20.  >>> the agency is expected to comment today on the drop in the number of metro riders. the washington examiner reports the lower than expected numbers have resulted in a loss of revenue of $5 million for the first quarter. translates to about a 2% drop. metro only estimated a 1% drop. a reduced federal transit benefit from employers. >>> dc's demographics they are changing. >> that's right. the city is becoming younger, whiter and richer. according to the washington examin
in the tough severe weather over the next couple of days. from houston to dallas. know that tomorrow, this spreads in. we're a little concerned there might be a tornado outbreak in the heavy red shaded area. 30 tornadoes since we have been keeping records in the 1950s have broken out in that christmas daytime period. we may see the christmas storms as well. this is where the snow will roll here. 5 to 10 inches of snow. actual la, little rock, i don't remember when little rock had christmas day snow. 1926 was the last time. now you have seen the boards. this is likely to be a travel trouble. alex perez is standing by in chicago o'hare. >> reporter: the first big wave of holiday travellers got their start over the weekend. the second wave will begin soon. along with the front of bad weather looking to spoil christmas plans and the next several days for millions. from san francisco to syracuse, many around the country are finding their holiday travel plans ruined. a huge snowstorm on the west coast hit northern california hard, causing hundreds of delays and canceled flights in and out
.c.o.r.n. stole this election. we've got a lot of work to do, don't we, houston? >> yeah, we sure do. >> what do you make of this? >> you know what, ed, the point that you were just making, i mean, it's funny and it seems ludicrous, but at the same time, we know that the kind of misinformation campaigns that fox news and this right-wing, sort of smear machine engage in, it can be very dangerous. i mean, earlier in the show, you talked about people who were calling in to members of congress, asking if their disabled child was going to be taken away by the u.n. that's the kind of fearmongering and scare tactics. it's why -- remember, there was that poll, what was it, 50 some percent or something in the south think that the president is, you know -- wasn't born in this country. that's how these things get perpetuated. is if, you know, these guys keep on these stories and keep treating them like they're real and keep creating these boogiemen. >> 27% of americans support the simpson/bowles deficit reduction plan and 16% oppose it. now, we need to point out there that is no such thing as the panetta/b
patriots and the houston texans, however he did slow down long enough to speak about the game and his family. >> i love coming to work every day. also being at home and giving those boys my attention and my affection and my discipline and being a good parent is so important. i grew up in a house with three sisters. i think it's great for my boys to have a girl in the house. you know, she's a beautiful little girl. >> that's great to see. >> congratulations to them. >>> coming up here on our broadcast -- new show. new location. same bad behavior. mtv's new reality show based in west virginia why one of the state senators on the warpath now to shut this thing down. >>> can you give me like a countdown? >> also ahead, ready or not, find out what happens when you launch a nervous marine on a thrill ride without warning. that's in our "fixation" segment coming up. i had enough of feeling embarrassed about my skin. [ designer ] enough of just covering up my moderate to severe plaque psoriasis. i decided enough is enough. ♪ [ spa lady ] i started enbrel. it's clinically proven to provide c
and wounded two other students. but young children are victims too. in houston last year, a 6-year-old took a loaded handgun to school. the gun went off. three kids were wounded. many in this country say enough is enough. i'm joined tonight by congressman keith ellison of minnesota and msnbc political analyst and georgetown university professor michael eric dyson. gentlemen, thank you for your time tonight. i'll have an open question to both of you. professor, we'll go with you first. we talk about change in society. what does it take for us to change what we are seeing unfold before our eyes? >> well, ed, our hearts go out to all the victims of this most recent crime and tragedy. the reality is we've got to face the fact that we are addicted to violence in this culture, that at every level we reinforce the notion that violence is an apt resolution of conflict. and beyond that, we've got to deal with the fact that the ready accessibility of guns has led to devastating consequences for untold americans. because it's not only the immediate event that induces trauma, it's the psychic trauma th
the country. i can tell you that it is not a question of texas and new york, it is houston and dallas. the difference between what people want, are willing to expect -- willing to except and think is appropriate, that is the essence of the issue here. if you look at the polls, when it comes to the budget, everyone wants the government to do what it is doing now but they want to pay less for it. a good track, if you can figure it out. host: joshua gordon is the policy director for the concorde. thank you for joining us this week. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2012] >> since that conversation, not much has changed. we expect the house and senate to be back in at 4:30 eastern. the senate is in recess subject to the call of the chair. right now they are meeting in the separate caucuses on capitol hill to discuss their potential resolutions to the fiscal cliff. we are hoping to hear from harry reid outside the ohio corridor. we will bring you those comments live in the next couple of minutes as the happen. ultimat
is still in intensive care tonight. a spokesperson said he's improving. mr. bush has been in a houston hospital since november 23rd being treated for a cough related to bronchitis. he was moved to icu on sunday to be treated for a persistent fever. a family spokesperson said the former president is alert and in good spirits and this is a good sign. we're told he's singing with doctors and nurses. >>> reaction continues to come in tonight following the death of norman schwarzkopf. he died of complications from pneumonia yesterday and he commanded u.s. forces in the early '90s that led the coalition that drove saddam hussein's forces out of kuwait in 1990 along the first persian gulf war. the ailing former president george h.w. bush called schwarzkopf a good and descent man. collin powell said america lost a great patriot and soldier. >>> today marks two weeks since the school shooting in newtown, connecticut. the clergy marked the somber day with a vigil. religious leaders from all faiths gathered together to mourn and heal o. december 14th, 20-year-old adam lanza killed his mother and
care tonight, but a spokesman says he's improving. the former president has been in a houston hospital since november 23rd where he is being treated for a cough and bronchitis. the 40 first president was moved to -- the 41st president was moved to intensive care on sunday when he developed fever. the former president is alert and in good spirits and reported to have been singing with his doctors and his nurses. >>> something that's happened thousands of miles away has families in the u.s. very upset. the president of russia signed a ban that would prevent americans from adopting children in russia. 60,000 children have been adopted by american families in the last 20 years. as fox 5's beth parker shows us, the ban will change a lot of lives. >> reporter: a photo of the orphanage where nadia green spent her early years. >> i was little, i was so lonely in the orphanage i used to cry at night and i just feel bad for all the girls and boys that are like alone there. >> reporter: nadia says she was well cared for, but it was not like having a family until americans barbara porter and jer
in houston but his long time chief of staff says put the harps back in the closet. she says the former president is expected to be in the hospital identify long time but is getting the best care. and his family is still optimistic the 88-year-old will make a full recovery. >>> president vladimir putin just signed a bill banning americans from adopting russian children. it is in retaalation united nations for a new law passed by congress that punishes officials for human rights abuses. >>> still ahead, redskins mania here at fox 5. >> dave ross is here all morning long with a preview of the sunday match-up. in the 7:00 hour, some trash talking with our counterparts at the fox station in dallas. >>> at 9:15, some of the redskins cheerleaders will join us live in studio. it is redskins all day here on fox 5. we'll be right pack. -- we'll be right back. %uÑó >>> the united states is ordering all embassy staff in the country of the central african retubal to leave and last night, a u.s. air force cargo plane evacuated the american ambassador and about 40 other american citizens. it is bec
." . the 88-year-old has been in a houston hospital since november 23rd. his condition worsened this week when he suffered a series of complications from bronchitis. >>> secretary of state hillary clinton will return to work soon. for the last few weeks, she had to slow down because of a stomach virus and a concussion that she sustained after fainting. she canceled an overseas trip as well as testimony before congress about the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. clinton is preparing to step aside as secretary in the coming weeks. >>> a winter storm getting ready to pass through the area this weekend. road crews are getting ready as well, preparing for a full deployment. in maryland that means 2500 trucks out in full force today salting the roads and preparing plows for tomorrow. vdot and d dot will make their plans today for how they'll respond to the coming storm as that storm moves in. not everybody is upset about the impending snow. >> i love the snow. >> you're not scared of the snow? >> i used to shovel every day. i like waking up in the morning, you have to shovel off your
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